The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank - - 47
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £278 £258
% change year-on-year
+11.71% +7.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -21.05%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
96 49 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.40% 14.71% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 29
Average daily rate £335 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £404 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 29
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £31.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £46.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

2G
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Cambridge region.

2G Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge